Minor in Nonprofit Management

If you are interested in a career in the nonprofit sector, you may choose to pursue the Minor in Nonprofit Management, which provides interdisciplinary classroom experience and experiential learning opportunities for students. If all of the requirements are met for the minor, students may also graduate with a national certification from the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.

The 18-credit-hour Minor in Nonprofit Management includes the following three core courses. Students will also be required to complete three elective courses with either a generalist emphasis or a public affairs emphasis. For more information, please visit the UCF Undergraduate Catalog.

PAD 3930: Nonprofit Leadership Seminar

This is a discussion- and activity-based course exploring nonprofit competencies to prepare students for management and leadership positions in human services.
Prerequisite: ENC 1102
Offered in fall and spring

PAD 4948: Nonprofit Management Internship

Through this course, students will complete a minimum 300-hour internship with a nonprofit organization.
Prerequisite: PAD 3930
Offered in fall and spring

PAD 4144: Nonprofit Organizations

This course covers the operations of nonprofit organizations, including working with board of directors, volunteer services, fundraising and grantsmanship,
financial management and marketing.
Offered in fall and spring

Admissions and Advising
Students pursuing this undergraduate minor must be in a degree-seeking program, and the minor and certification are awarded at completion of the degree program. This is an open-enrollment program, which means that there is no application process. Rather, students must complete an electronic minor declaration form. However, students are also required to enroll in the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Program, attend a national NLA conference and become a member of the UCF Nonprofit Knights. For more information, please contact our undergraduate advisor, Steven Carrillo.